UFC champion Sean Strickland had an eventful Friday in Las Vegas.
He began the day by leaving streamer Sneako bloodied after a sparring match and later directed quasi-death threats at Jake Paul. Just a few quick hours later, Strickland engaged in a separate altercation with musician Machine Gun Kelly.
Strickland attended the star-studded Energy Slap occasion at Durango On line casino & Resort. A video captured by Inside Preventing, exhibits Strickland confronting the Grammy-nominated artist and at one level describing him as a “weirdo.”
UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland is seen on stage through the UFC 2024 seasonal press convention at MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment on December 15, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photographs)
Strickland additionally appeared to insult Kelly’s clothes.
Strickland finally walked away however took a second to shout again at MGK saying, “I don’t know who the f— that man is. I’m simple to search out, vampire man.” The altercation appeared to stay strictly verbal.
Strickland took to social media Friday evening and hinted that he had had some kind of trade with Kelly.
Machine Gun Kelly jumped up when he noticed the fan speeding the stage. (Taylor Hill)
“I virtually hit a vampire tonight… lol!” Strickland wrote. “They mentioned his identify is machine gun kelly.. How do you’ve gotten a dope a– identify and costume like a 13 goth south park character?!?”
UFC CEO Dana White was later requested concerning the altercation between Strickland and Kelly.
“You may’t deliver Sean Strickland round some other human beings,” White mentioned following a notable (and laughter-inducing) pause. ” what I imply? It has nothing to do with Machine Gun Kelly. It’s about people.”
UFC CEO Dana White is seen on stage through the UFC 297 press convention at The Elgin and Winter Backyard Theatre Centre on January 18, 2024, in Toronto, Ontario. (Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photographs)
Strickland later went on a social media rant, finally taking purpose at MGK’s fiancée and actress Megan Fox. Strickland questioned Fox’s resolution to be in a relationship with Kelly.
Strickland’s January bout at UFC 297 to defend his UFC middleweight title led to a break up resolution defeat to Dricus du Plessis.
Chantz Martin is a sports activities author for Fox Information Digital.